Welcome to Customs 

SARS’s Customs division plays an integral role in facilitating the movement of goods and people entering or exiting the borders of the Republic.

The Excise division facilitates the levying of duties on certain locally manufactured goods as well as on their imported equivalents.

What's New:

In the event the goods or parcels have been stopped or detained, SAPO informs the sender or recipient of the outcome of inspection as well as the conditions or terms that must be met. 

For more information, see the International Mail External Policy.

For further SAPO queries which also include International parcel tracking queries, you can contact them on:

  • 1 December 2017 -  The Manifest Policy was updated to include:
    • Changes on the electronic acquittal and exemptions from paper cargo reporting requirements and
    • A description on the new Promotion of Administrative Justice Act (PAJA) and how it protects people’s rights to administrative action that is lawful, reasonable and procedurally fair. Any person whose rights have been adversely affected by administrative action has the right to be given written reasons.

           For more information, see the SC-CC-38 - Manifest – External Policy.


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